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USCL Lancers

  • Lancers launch new streak with sweep of Limestone jayvee team
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team has started a new streak. After having a nine-game winning streak snapped in a 6-0 home loss to Brunswick Community College (N.C.) Sunday, USCL rebounded to notch a pair of home wins over the Limestone College junior varsity baseball team Wednesday. The Lancers, 11-1, prevailed 8-4 and 13-5 at the Lancaster High School baseball field. In the four-run win in the opener, the Lancers had eight hits, with Nick Cicci leading the way with three, including two solo home runs, and a pair of RBIs.
  • USCL Lancers win weekend series, but drop first setback
    The University of South Carolina Lancers took two of three games from visiting Brunswick Community College, N.C., over the weekend at the Lancaster High School baseball field. The Lancers won the first two games, but fell in the Sunday finale, 6-0. USCL won 12-3, 7-6 on Saturday, but the visiting BCC Dolphins snapped the Lancers’ win streak at nine games with the shutout win. USCL swept Catawba College Community College, 4-0 to open the season Jan. 28-29 in Hickory, N.C.
  • Lancers unbeaten with home sweep
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers, 7-0, drilled 18 hits on the way to a 24-2 win over Southeastern Community College of Whiteville, N.C., to cap a three-game sweep of the Rams on Sunday at the Lancaster High baseball field. The game was halted in the seventh inning due to the 10-run mercy rule. Evan Edwards led the offense, which included seven home runs. Edwards had three hits, including a home run, and drove in a run.
  • Lancers launch season with sweep of Red Hawks
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers completed a four-game sweep to open the 2017 baseball season, taking two from Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory on Sunday afternoon. The Lancers, who defeated the Red Hawks twice to open the season Saturday, downed CVCC, 8-2 and 9-3 on Sunday afternoon. “We played well on the road against a good team,” USCL baseball coach Steve Williams said. “We have solid hope about our season and we have set the standard high for our team.
  • Lancers to open season Saturday
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster will open its ninth baseball season Saturday with a twin bill at Catawba Valley Community College of Hickory, N.C. The Lancers, 38-21 last season under veteran head coach Steve Williams, will play a four-game series with CVCC, including two games Saturday and a pair Sunday. USCL opens its season with a noon game and follows with a 3 p.m. with the Red Hawks. Games Sunday are set for the same times.
  • Lancers volleyball sweeps to win
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers volleyball team evened its record at 4-4 with a 3-0 win over the St. Andrews University junior varsity team on Thursday at the Buford Recreation Center. The Lancers, 2-4 in Region X play, prevailed over St. Andrews, 25-18, 26-24 and 25-17. “Our team played well and we were glad to get the win,” said USCL associate head coach Fernanda Burke. “The match was probably our best of the season. “We have good talent and I feel the girls are coming together,” she said.
  • Lancers drop matches
    he University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer teams dropped a pair of matches in action over the weekend. The USCL women’s team fell to Wake Technical College, losing a 3-1 match. Leah Kodzai, a sophomore forward, scored the lone goal for the Lancers. “We had our chances to score, but we couldn’t finish,” USCL coach Alex Tarque said. “I think we are still playing very well. “We will get them back on their home field,” he said.
  • Lancers top Crusaders, 1-0
    The University of South Carolina Lancers made the most of a single goal to take a 1-0 home soccer win over Belmont Abbey, a NCAA Div. II Conference Carolinas member, on Thursday afternoon at the USCL field. USCL freshman forward Pedro Loredo, off a Michael Cranford assist, scored the lone goal of the hard-fought match. Loredo’s goal came early in the second half when Cranford crossed the ball in and Loredo deftly redirected the kick with a header to the bottom left corner of the goal.
  • USCL women’s soccer team ties; Lancers rally for 3-2 OT victory
    The USCL women’s soccer team battled Patrick Henry Community College to a 1-1 tie on Sunday. The Lancers struck first as Leah Kodzai scored off an assist from team newcomer Florencia Tarque. USCL held the lead until two minutes to play and Patrick Henry CC scored to tie the match at one. The contest went to overtime, and ended in a 1-1 tie. Lancers win The Lancers notched a 3-2 win over Oxford College of Emory University in Oxford, Ga., on Saturday.
  • Tarque signs to play at USCL
    Florencia Tarque is returning to Lancaster to play for the USC Lancaster women’s soccer team. Tarque, the daughter of USCL soccer coach Alex Tarque, played high school soccer for the Lancaster Lady Bruins. She was the 2012 LHS girls soccer Defensive Player of the Year. She was attending the College of Charleston, but has returned to USCL to play for the  Lancers this season. Coach Tarque said she is excited about bringing her Argentine soccer technique to the field.